The Avinashi police on Thursday arrested a man on the charges of stealing a DVD player and an electric stove from a shop, posing as a customer.

Police said the accused, R. Suresh (25) from Erode, went to the shop of Bala Dhandapani asking for CDs on March 7.

While the shop owner went inside to take the CDs, the accused took away the valuables and escaped.

Poultry feed stolen

The Dhali police are looking out for a few unidentified persons who stole 45 bags of poultry feed from a farm at Chinna Pappanathu on Thursday. The feed was taken away by burglars who managed to get into the farm's godown by breaking open its front door.


A house at Thirumalai Nagar near here was allegedly burgled on Wednesday evening. Cash of Rs 35,000 and five sovereign jewellery were taken away.

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